In order to grow cilantro, you need to start to prepare the soil. For cilantro best suited to light, sandy and loamy soil. The reaction environment should be neutral or slightly alkaline. Coriander is a hardy plant, so it is best planted in early spring. It was at this time that the soil has high moisture. The plant should bear a good harvest. You need to sow the seeds in rows. The amount of seed on 1 sq meter of the area of 2.5 g of seeds. Shoots will appear in 2-3 weeks after sowing.
If you want to plant coriander in a greenhouse, then it should be done in February-March. The stalks will be formed already at 40 days after germination of seeds. By this time the plant will have a strong leaves, and a pretty good yield. In later crops the stalks will form much faster. Leaf weight of the plant is still small and the yield is correspondingly lower. If you put the plant in February or March, you will need to do a cutting of the plant. Definitely need to leave the stalk of the stem to a height of 7 inches. If you'll be the first to start the cut with late planting, then the plant just dies. When sowing of coriander you need to consider some features. You need to consider that the crops in may and June will be faster to form the stems. The plant will still have a weak foliage. Crops in July-August have a longer period from planting to formation of flower stalks.
Cilantro is a plant long day. If there will be a reduction in day length, the plant development will slow down, you experience a growth rate of greenery. If you are growing coriander for greenery, then be sure to follow the formation of stalks. They primarily have a detrimental impact on the greens.